Tsar Nicholas II, Mocking Card from WW1, Artist signed Lenhard

Tsar Nicholas II, Artist signed Mocking Card from WW1

1914, Lithographed, artist signed ( Lenhard ). The Tsar in uniform, flags of the Allied Countries all over his body. Scarce postcard in fine condition.

Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia (18951917), born near St Petersburg, Russia, the son of Alexander III.

His reign was marked by the alliance with France, an entente with Britain, a disastrous war with Japan (19045), and the establishment of the national assembly, or Duma (1906). He took command of the Russian armies against the Central Powers in 1915. Forced to abdicate at the Revolution, he was shot with his family at Yekaterinburg by the Red Guards.

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Overlaid Snuff bottle with Dragon Fish, very decorative.

Most attractive overlaid Snuff bottle with Dragon Fish

Most attractive overlaid snuff bottle with Dragon-fish chasing small fish.

Subtle colors of black on green against white background. At the reverse is a flower motif and seals by the artist: Fu shan weng.
42 x 32 x 58 mm (without stopper). Metal stopper, very good condition.

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Chinese Snuff Bottle White Jade, 和田玉鼻烟壶

 

Old Chinese Snuff Bottle White Jade

 

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Attractive Chinese snuff bottle of white Jade (He Tian Yu 和田玉 – can not be scratched).

Very detailed carving at front and reverse with plum blossoms and chrysanthemum, Chinese characters at upper right sides.

These kind of snuff bottles was for decoration and thus not hollowed thoroughly.

The stopper is made of Cui Jade.

37 x 16 x 60 mm, 78 gram. Good condition.


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Old Chinese Scholar’s Rock made of Shou Shan Stone

Old Chinese Scholar’s Rock, Shou Shan Stone

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Attractive, semi-transparent Shoushan stone a so-called scholar’s rock, resting on a fitting stand. Beige-rose color, very pleasing shape. Margin piece with “skin”.

Height: 8,5 cm. Horizontal line as part of the stone, not going through the whole stone.

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Japan: Poster Style Postcard China Dept 1920ies

Japanese Poster Style Postcard China Dept 1920s

 

Very decorative propaganda postcard from Japan, promoting a “China Revolution Dept – campaign”.

The postcard shows a Chinese boy and silhouettes of workers and soldiers.
Printed text in Japanese at the reverse.

Very fine condition.

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